Volunteer Advisor

  • VO42495


Description

People find volunteering with Penicuik Citizens Advice Bureau a stimulating and rewarding experience. We provide full training and on-going support. Apart from developing new skills, volunteers also enjoy being part of a team assisting the community on a wide range of issues. We recognise that potential volunteers come from a a variety of backgrounds and value the diversity of experiences and life skills they bring with them. We also re-imburse travel expenses for volunteers. We are ideally looking for people who can commit to one session per week at 3 hours per session.

Organisation aims and objectives

To provide a free, confidential, impartial holistic advice, information and advocacy service on any subject including housing, benefits, debt, money advice, employment, consumer, utility, family and legal issues

Availability

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3 to 6 hours per week

Restrictions

Experience required: The bureau is a friendly place and everyone works very much as a team, training is provided so we are not looking for people who know all the answers, but people with good common sense and life experience. Volunteers receive plenty of support/training
Travel details: Penicuik CAB 14a John Street, Penicuik. Lothian buses 37, 47, 40 & 15/15A.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel expenses paid
Taster available: Yes
Training details: In depth training on issues such as welfare benefits, consumer problems, money advice, employment law. Comprehensive computerised infomation system. Session supervision.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 2 months ago